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The Principles of Scientific Management:

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ISBN-10: 1406570974

ISBN-13: 9781406570977

Edition: 2008

Authors: Frederick Winslow Taylor

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Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915), widely known as F. W. Taylor, was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. A management consultant in his later years, he is sometimes called "the father of scientific management. " He was one of the intellectual leaders of the Efficiency Movement and his ideas, broadly conceived, were highly influential in the Progressive Era. In 1874, he became an apprentice patternmaker, gaining shopfloor experience that would inform the rest of his career. He obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1883. Taylor began developing his management philosophies during his time at the Midvale Steel Works, where he rose to be chief…    
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List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English